New malware scheme proves the best way to a man's PC is porn

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New malware scheme proves the best way to a man’s PC is porn.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/09/NxfMmd.jpg[/newsimage]"I just want you to f*** me. Can you?" See how quickly that earned your attention? Now, imagine if it was the actual headline and commanded even more power. You might just click the link based on the title alone. That's exactly what they're betting on. Cyber criminals are using the above come-on (and more) as the subject in e-mails loaded with more than just steamy promises. And just like unprotected sex, opening them could leave you with something nasty.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/new-malware-scheme-proves-the-best-way-to-a-mans-pc-is-porn-51235/](http://www.myce.com/news/new-malware-scheme-proves-the-best-way-to-a-mans-pc-is-porn-51235/)


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And this was reported on at the Naked Security blog? LOL


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[QUOTE=Grim107;2602987]And this was reported on at the Naked Security blog? LOL[/QUOTE]

I’m embarrassed that I missed the opportunity to make a joke about that now. Ha.


#4

Getting infected with malware, viruses or other spyware from porn websites is nothing new.


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[QUOTE=StormJumper;2603005]Getting infected with malware, viruses or other spyware from porn websites is nothing new.[/QUOTE]Hm. Many porn sites try to keep their site free from such crap.
Not so long ago, porn sites were considered more safely than “reputable” sites like well-known news sites due to compromised ad servers delivering evil content (among the usual ad stuff).

Most important statement from the article:

“Social engineering tricks continue to fool users into making poor decisions,” he said. “Remember to always think with your head, not with your trousers.”
It doesn’t matter if pron is involved or cute fluffy kittens, cooking receipes, daily news etc.

Michael


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Now I´m too scared to click Justin´s link :eek:


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[QUOTE=deanimator;2603077]Now I´m too scared to click Justin´s link :eek:[/QUOTE]

But there’s sooo much waiting for you there! :bigsmile::bigsmile:

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